MUMBAI :The box office is finally showing signs of revival with many big banner releases this month after the spate of comedies and high voltage dramaÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s failing to cause a murmur. This Friday, there is Ram Gopal Varma’s horror flick Darna Zaroori Hai and Mahesh Bhatt’s crime thriller Gangster all set to collide.
While VarmaÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s, Darna Zaroori Hai boasts a big star cast, it has an uphill task as horror has not been a favorite genre for Indian audiences. Varma hopes his sequel to Darna Maana Hai will do the trick with a joint effort from 7 different directors each directing 7 different stories, all interwoven into one thread.
Mahesh BhattÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s Gangster, directed by Anurag Basu starring Emraan Hashmi has already generated the curiosity quotient as the story is supposed to be based on gangster Abu SalemÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s infamous affair with actress Monica Bedi. The film will also star Shiney Ahujua and introduces Kangana Rawat who plays Monika BediÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s part in the film. While the race is on itÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s up to the Indian audiences to finally pass the verdict, crime thriller or horror.